Oct 3, 2013

Nakahata to return as BayStars manager in 2014

Kiyoshi Nakahata will stay on as manager of the Yokohama BayStars next season after agreeing to a new one-year deal on Thursday. Nakahata had been ready to face the music after a disappointing season, but the 59-year-old got the backing of the BayStars and ...

Jan 13, 2011

The chaotic birth of South Sudan

by Shlomo Ben Ami

MADRID — The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) that was reached in 2005 between mostly Christian southern Sudan and the country’s Muslim North ended one of the bloodiest civil wars in modern times. Lasting 22 years, the war left more than 2 million dead. Now ...

Jul 22, 2010

Immelt's China meltdown

by Kevin Rafferty

HONG KONG — General Electric Co. Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt has certainly stirred up a hornet’s nest in China with his words of wisdom about doing business there. In the most publicized supposedly private speech of the year, Immelt grumbled that it was ...

Apr 26, 2010

The next generation of cars

Efforts to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the face of global warming are likely to greatly alter the face of car industry. Whether automakers can produce cars with low CO2 emissions, such as hybrid or electric cars, will be a key to their ...